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Name: Florence Manwaring

Burial Number: 0935

Gender: Female

Distinction: Member of Three Arts Club

Born: 00/3/1897

Died: 19/01/1919

Buried: 23/01/1919


Florence was only 22 years old when she died of meningococcal meningitis and hydrocephalus (water on the brain) on 19 January 1919 in St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. Her address on the death certificate is 3, Harley Place, Marylebone, but she was born in Brighton in 1901.

Her father was Edward Ernest Manwaring and her mother was Ada Marion née Fricker.

In her probate announcement Florence is described as “of the Three Arts Club” which was founded in 1863 as a haven for those connected professionally or as amateurs with the Arts. It relocated to 40, Dover Street, from its original home in Hanover Square in 1896 and its members included Charles Dickens, Franz Liszt, Walter Sickert and Auguste Rodin.

A spinster, she left “988 19s 3d to her parents.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Florence Manwaring

Location in Cemetery

Area: NWS Row: 3 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): locker.bond.flute

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Responsibility for cutting the grass and keeping tidy


To the sweet memory of Sybil Manwaring an only and beloved child died at St. Barts. Hospital London January 19th 1919 "Here a child she dwelt through all the singing season ere the day of sorrow departed as she came"

Further Information


Name: Florence Sybil Manwaring

Gender: Female

Born: 00/3/1897

Town: Brighton

County: Sussex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/01/1919

Cause of death: Meningococcal Meningitis; Hydrocephalus (water on the brain)

Address line 1: St Bartholomew's Hospital

Town: Unknown

County: London

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £988 19 s 3 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 74 Hove Villas, Hove – Edward Ernest Manwaring 34 years living on own means, Ada Marion Manwaring 32 years, Florence Sybil Manwaring 7 years;

Eliza Mary Tricker 49 years visitor, Emily Duffield 24 years Cook Domestic


Living at “Holmbury”, St Botolph’s Road, Worthing – Marion Manwaring (Wife) 44yrs, living by private means,; Sybil Manwaring, (daughter) 17yrs, student; Isobel Day 21yrs, General Domestic Servant

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.